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Hafthäuser der Justizvollzugsanstalt Halle


Known as the "Roter Ochse" ("Red Ox"), this still-operational prison complex was opened as a "Royal Prussian penal, learning and reform complex" in 1842. The memorial is located in a section of the prison that is over 10 ... more

Berend Lehmann Museum Eingangstür Halberstadt
Berend Lehmann Museum

The museum is named after Berend Lehmann(1661-1730) who was a Jew at court of Halberstadt. Berend Lehmann was one of the most distinguished Jews at court of this time. Above all he served at the Saxon court while residi ... more

Brilanz der mittelalterlichen Goldschmiedekunst (Foto: Domschatzstiftung) Halberstadt
Cathedral Treasure Halberstadt

The Halberstadt Cathedral is not only one of the most beautiful Gothic church structures in existence, but it also houses one of the most extensive collections of church treasures consisting of over 650 individual pieces ... more

Ostseite der Klosterkirche Jerichow
Cloister Jerichow

Housed in the enclosure rooms of a Prémontré monastery (1144 - 1552), this museum informs about the history and development of the cloister Jerichow. In addition to architectonic pieces, an entire fin ... more

Doppelkapelle und Felsenbad von Südost Landsberg
Double Chapel

The late Romanesque double chapel, with its upper and lower chapel, is a gem of sacral architecture. The sophisticated ornamentation of the capitals dovetails into the stunning spatial composition. "St. Crucis" is the la ... more

Weißenfels
Gustav-Adolf-Museum, Funeral Parlour

The Swedish King Gustav Adolf II, who was killed in action in the battle of Lützen, was layed on the bier in this house and later a post-mortem was carried out. This building served as well as lodging for Wallenstein´s g ... more

Heinrich-Schütz-Haus Weißenfels Weißenfels
Heinrich-Schütz-Haus Weißenfels

The Heinrich Schütz House is the last remaining original residence of the composer. In 1651 Schütz purchased the house for his retirement, and he lived in it until shortly before his death in 1672. Within the w ... more

Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt
Luther House Wittenberg


For the first time in the museum’s history since 1883, the former "Black Cloister" has exclusevely been used for exhibitions. Thus the dream of the founders of the Luther Hall has been fulfilled. Some rooms on the groun ... more

Außenansicht von Luthers Sterbehaus; Foto: von M GmbH Lutherstadt Eisleben
Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt
Luther's Place of Death


Martin Luther's life came to full circle when he died in Eisleben, the city where he also was born, on 18th February 1546. Martin Luther was called to his Counts of Mansfeld to settle disputes. He obeyed the voice of hi ... more

Außenansicht Geburtshaus Lutherstadt Eisleben
Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt
Luthers's Place of Birth


Martin Luther was born as Martin Luder on 10 November 1483. The house of his birth is a typical middle-class residential structure of the 15th century. In 1689 it was almost completely destroyed by fire. The city of Eisl ... more

Melanchthonhaus und Erweiterungsgebäude; Foto: Florian Trott Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt
Melanchthon House Wittenberg


Built in 1536 and almost preserved unchanged, the Melanchthon House is one of the most beautiful Renaissance houses of Germany. It served as a residence up until 1953 and was then used as local history museum until 1966. ... more

Arkaden Klosterkirche, 13. Jahrhundert (Foto: Mirko Schlender) Memleben
Monastery and Imperial Palace Museum of Memleben

Memleben entered history in the 10th century as a residence of King Henry I ("Henry the Fowler") and Emperor Otto I ("Otto the Great"). Otto the Great's reign began in Memleben with King Henry's death in 936, and ended t ... more

Museum Synagoge Gröbzig Gröbzig
Museum Synagogue Gröbzig

This museum is a unique complex of buildings consisting of a synagogue, parish hall, school and cemetery. It is an authentic evidence of the former Jewish parish Gröbzig. The historical complex of buildings, especially t ... more